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Why the Titans should not trade for Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers might not be a hot item for much longer. There has been rampant speculation that this could be the last year of Rivers wearing the lightning bolt, fueled by the quarterback’s comments to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, stating that he has no intention of signing an extension before his contract expires after this season. Rivers...
Via This Given Sunday
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

QB Quick Hits: Rivers, Mariota & Luck

Bolting to LA?  The notion of San Diego moving to LA to potentially share a stadium with the Raiders has been floating around for awhile now, but San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos expressed at the NFL owners meetings this week his desire to keep the team and quarterback Philip Rivers in San Diego. Rivers, who will turn 34 in December, is slated to earn $15.75 million this season...
Via Football By Football
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers superstars Rivers, Weddle show up to rec center and ball (photos)

Arguably the San Diego Chargers two best players are staying in shape this offseason. And they’re just average dudes while doing it. Well, look who showed up to play basketball tonight! ⚡️ Was it wear college gear night? And why is Weddle in Miami gear? AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be to hang out with Power Rankings: The best...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should Chargers Bring Back LB Thomas Keiser?

The San Diego Chargers' linebacker corps has taken a big hit this offseason. The team lost four key veterans in Jarret Johnson (retirement), Reggie Walker (released), Andrew Gachkar (signed with Cowboys) and Dwight Freeney (free agent).But a familiar face may garner some attention for a potential return. Linebacker Thomas Keiser, who was a member of the Chargers during the 2013 season...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers super fan travels to White House to try and save the Bolts

The San Diego Chargers future is up in the air. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency Well known Chargers super fan Eric Stangel recently paid the White House a visit to express his thoughts on the whole situation. I took the @Chargers message all the way to Washington DC. ...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium?

As the 2015 NFL season approaches, it means the renewal of the 14-year struggle between the San Diego Chargers and the City of San Diego for a new stadium solution. After so long of this nonsense, I can honestly say it’s getting old. In February of this year, the heat was cranked up when the team announced they’d... The post Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium? appeared...
Via The Garbage Time
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman makes a funny mistake

What a time to be alive. In past eras we could only speculate and dream about what the lives of our favorite athletes must be like behind closed doors. Now it’s all out in the open thanks to social media… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Check...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Jahleel Addae Poised to Take Over Starting Role

The San Diego Chargers secondary unit has been in a state of flux ever since free agency kicked off March 10th.The team lost two veterans in cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Marcus Gilchrist, both of whom started a combined total of 25 games last season. Wright found his new home with the San Francisco 49ers while Gilchrist flew east to become a New York Jet. Although general...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign CB Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson has essentially been a bust as a 2010 1st round pick, but it hasn’t been for lack of talent. He’s just missed 22 games in 5 seasons and had serious trouble consistently staying healthy and on the field. His best season came in 2011, when he played 15 games (7 starts) and graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 19th ranked cornerback, but that’s not the norm for...
Via The Football Fan Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Hosting OT Chris Hairston For A Visit

John Keim of reports that the Chargers are hosting OT Chris Hairston for a visit on Thursday. The Chargers have clearly placed an emphasis on adding more offensive line depth before the start of the 2015 season. They have already signed OL Orlando Franklin to a five-year deal and also brought in C Trevor Robinson on a two-year ... The post Chargers Hosting OT Chris Hairston...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Chargers serious about acquiring Marcus Mariota?

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers, who hold the 17th overall pick in next months NFL Draft, are considered to be interested in selecting Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. With the 33-year-old Phillip Rivers contract set to expire after the 2015 season, the Chargers could be looking for a long-term solution at the position. From Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitch Unrein signs a two-year deal with the Chargers

The Denver Broncos lost another veteran presence in the locker room Wednesday after noon when defensive tackle Mitch Unrein, a northern Colorado native, left for greener pastures. According to multiple reports, Unrein signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers after he and the Broncos were unable reach an agreement on a new contract. Mike Klis of the Denver Post reported...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Season Going to be the Last for San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers?

Phillip Rivers has been the man for San Diego for quite some time. A first round draft pick in 2004 he had to wait for the team to get tired of Drew Brees before getting the chance to start in 2006. Since then he has made the Pro Bowl five times, been named comeback player of the year, and led the team to the post season five times (and to the conference championship once).He'll...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers might be playing his final year with the Chargers

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has thrown for 36.655 yards and 252 touchdowns over his 11-year career. In a day and age where having a quality quarterback is of paramount importance, it seems asinine that a team would even consider trading such a player when good years are seemingly remaining. Yet, that crazy scenario seems a possibility in San Diego, with Rivers...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Sign Stevie Johnson

The San Diego Chargers have found a replacement for Eddie Royal. The team signed former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Stevie Johnson to a three-year, $10.5 million contract on Tuesday. It's official. We've agreed to terms with @steviejohnson13! READ: — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) March 17, 2015 Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers agree to 3-year contract with WR Stevie Johnson

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms of a three-year contract with free agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson, who's looking to bounce back after two down years. Johnson became the first player in Buffalo Bills history to have three straight 1,000-yard seasons, from 2010-12. His best season was 2010, when he had 82 catches for 1,073 yards and 10 TDs. His production...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Stevie Johnson to 3-year deal

Free-agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson agreed to a three-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday. Johnson was released from the San Francisco 49ers last week.  He visited with the Chargers and Patriots. The 28-year-old Johnson will help to replace receiver Eddie Royal, who left the Chargers this offseason to sign a free-agent contract with the Bears. Johnson caught...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Chargers Done Enough in Free Agency?

We are a little more than a week into the free agency frenzy. While many expected the San Diego Chargers to spend after garnering more money than previous years, they've decided to go for a more sensible approach. Despite having the cap space, general manager Tom Telesco has resisted digging deep to spend the big bucks and instead has made sure to fill key holes with cheaper bargains...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Quiet Offseason Leaves Fans Waiting For Draft and Schedule Release

The San Diego Chargers finished the 2014 campaign with a record of 9-7 and in third place in the AFC West. This comes as an extreme disappointment considering their 5-1 start. As always, the Chargers ranked towards the top in overall passing offense, ranking 10th in passing yards per game. However, their run defense was filled with holes as they ranked 26th in rushing defense. Also...
Via Justice is Coming
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign S Jimmy Wilson

It’s hard to love this move as it likely means Jimmy Wilson will likely be the starter in the secondary for the Chargers in 2015. He’ll play Marcus Gilchrist’s old role as a hybrid safety/cornerback, moving to the slot in sub packages with Jahleel Addae coming in at safety. It fits his skill set as he’s versatile, playing both cornerback and safety in Miami, but I like him...
Via The Football Fan Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft needs for the San Diego Chargers

D.J. Fluker The San Diego Chargers entered free agency with massive holes at offensive line, wide receiver and the defensive line. The signings of guard Orlando Franklin and WR/KR Jacoby Jones, along with re-signing OT King Dunlap and cornerback Brandon Flowers, have solidified some of the biggest weak spots the Bolts had as they continue preparing for the NFL Draft. The Dunlap...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers a likely suitor for WR Michael Crabtree?

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers were only a couple pieces away from making the playoffs last season, and one of them was help at the wide receiver position. They weren’t terrible throughout the 2014 season, but they could have used one more player to help make a difference for Philip Rivers and the offense. According to a report from John Keim, the Chargers...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign G Orlando Franklin

Two off-seasons ago, the Broncos stole one of the Chargers’ offensive linemen, signing Louis Vasquez to a 4-year, 23.5 million dollar deal with 13 million guaranteed. That worked out well. This off-season, the Chargers return the favor by signing ex-Bronco Orlando Franklin to a 5-year, 36.5 million dollar deal with 20 million guaranteed. Like the Vasquez deal, it’s a very solid...
Via The Football Fan Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL draft needs in the AFC West

Every team has their areas of need coming into this 2015 NFL draft, and every front office will be in the war rooms shuffling their draft boards to find who best fits their organizations. Today we’re looking at the needs of the four teams from the AFC West: Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Denver Broncos. Starting with their first round pick order from...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers re-sign King Dunlap to four-year deal

While they were busy making headlines for their potential move to Los Angeles, the San Diego Chargers also made a move to solidify the team they will put on the field in 2015. On Friday the Chargers agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with massive left tackle King Dunlap, who was scheduled to become a free agent. Dunlap started all 16 games as Philip Rivers’ blindside...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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